Wednesday

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, 7 to 9 a.m., annual meeting with guest speaker Alex Gray, president of Waterfront Concerts Inc., who will discuss the role entertainment has played in the city’s transformation. The breakfast event will also include the installation of new board members and officers. Held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Tickets can be purchased at bangorregion.com, by phone at 947-0307 or at the Chamber’s offices at 20 South St., Bangor.

Job Fair, noon to 3 p.m., with 12 employers, part of a monthly program at The CareerCenter, 185 Lancaster St., Portland. Visit mainecareercenter.com or call 771-5627 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711).

Thursday

“Breakfast with Charlie,” 7 to 9:30 a.m., USM Muskie School Professor Charles Colgan’s economic forecast for 2015. University of Southern Maine, Hannaford Lecture Hall, Abromson Center, Bedford Street, Portland. The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required and may be made at usm.maine.edu/corporatepartners/rsvp-breakfast-0 or call 780-4714.

“Five Ways to Make 2015 Your Nonprofit’s BEST Year Yet,” 7:15 to 9 a.m., part of the Business Breakfast series with Marc Pitman, an author and international leadership coach and fundraising trainer. Presented by Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce and held at Thomas College, Spann Student Commons, Waterville. The cost is $19 for members and $25 at the door for the public. Register at [email protected] or call 873-3315.

Other

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, provide a variety of free services and workshops to help with job searches and to upgrade skills. Each of the 12 centers provides computer workstations and offers several employment-related programs throughout the month. Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or go to www.mainecareercenter.com.

Maine Department of Labor also offers SafetyWorks! training programs for employers. To learn more and register, go to www.safetyworksmaine.com or call 877-723-3345. Space is limited so reservations are required.

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